Intersessional meetings of the Conference on preparations for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption

In its resolution 74/276 entitled “Special session of the General Assembly against corruption”, the General Assembly, inter alia, reiterated the importance of an inclusive preparatory process, including extensive substantive consultations, and invited the Conference of the States Parties to hold up to three intersessional meetings, as required, to advance such consultations. In accordance with the same resolution, the intersessional meetings of the Conference of the States Parties on the preparations for the special session will be open to participation by all States parties and observers, in accordance with the rules of procedure of the Conference and established practice.

Accordingly, in line with the workplan for its subsidiary bodies for 2020-2021, adopted by the Conference at its eighth session, three intersessional meetings have been scheduled to be held in 2020.

The tentative timeline for the preparations, to be undertaken by the Conference for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption, is available here.

First intersessional meeting of the Conference

IMPORTANT RESCHEDULING ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the limitations of the virtual platform to be used for official meetings with interpretation, the first intersessional meeting of the Conference on preparations for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption, which was scheduled for 22 and 23 June 2020, had to be rescheduled for the week of 31 August 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed). Additional information will be made available on this website, as it becomes available.